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November release radar: new music from artists touring the UK
- Tamara McWilliam
- 9 November 2022
Discover the latest music from Bruce Springsteen, Louis Tomlinson and more
Somehow, we're approaching the end of 2022 and all of the shiny new tour dates that were announced by the industry's finest artists the past few months are gleaming beyond the horizon right alongside the prospect of a new year. Though they may seem far off yet, the weeks are flashing before our eyes and before you know it, those 2023 tour dates will be knocking at your door. Get prepared for your gig and find out the latest music from the artist you're going to see, or have a listen and decide if it's worth buying those tickets after all.
Ezra Collective - Where I'm Meant To Be
At the beginning of the month, the fusion jazz quintet Ezra Collective released their third studio album Where I'm Meant To Be. The record follows 2019's You Can't Steal My Joy and includes the new track 'Ego Killah'. The new project also features collaborations with talents such as Emile Sandé and Nao.
TJ, Femi, Joe, Jamies and Ife are set to showcase the album on their upcoming UK tour which will kick off in February. Don't miss them as they head to venues in Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow, Manchester and London.
Listen to new single 'No Confusion'
Ezra Collective 2023 UK tour dates:
Friday 17 February – O2 Academy, Birmingham
Saturday 18 February – O2 Academy, Bristol
Sunday 19 February – Galvanizers SWG3, Glasgow
Thursday 24 February – Albert Hall, Manchester
Friday 25 February – O2 Academy Brixton, London
Tickets for Ezra Collective are on sale now.
First Aid Kit - Palomino
Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit will be heading out on tour later this month in celebration of the release of their fifth studio album Palomino. Hitting venues in Glasgow, Manchester, Cambridge, Birmingham and more, Johanna and Klara Sӧderberg will showcase new tracks from the record such as 'Out Of My Head' and 'Turning Onto You' as well as best-loved hits like 'Silver Lining'.
Palomino follows their 2018 critically-acclaimed album Ruins and comes over a decade after their debut The Big Black And The Blue.
Check out the video for 'Palamino'
First Aid Kit 2022 UK tour dates:
Monday 28 November – O2 Academy, Glasgow
Wednesday 30 November – O2 Apollo, Manchester
Friday 2 December – Corn Exchange, Cambridge
Saturday 3 December – O2 Academy, Birmingham
Monday 5 December – Olympia, Liverpool
Tuesday 6 December – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
Thursday 8 December – Eventim Apollo, London
Tickets for First Aid Kit are on sale now.
Bruce Springsteen - Only The Strong Survive
The legendary Bruce Springsteen will be releasing brand new album Only The Strong Survive on Friday 11 November. Gearing up for his huge run of tour dates in the UK this summer, the 'Born To Run' star will showcase the follow-up to 2020's Letter To You in stadiums across the country including Edinburgh, Birmingham and London.
Only The Strong Survive will cover R&B and soul songs and is his second cover project since 2006's We Shall Overcome. Three singles, Frank Wilson's 'Do I Love You', 'Don't Play That Song' and 'Nightshift' have already been released from the record.
Listen to 'Do I Love You'
Bruce Springsteen 2023 UK tour dates:
Tuesday 30 May – Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh
Friday 16 June – Villa Park, Birmingham
Thursday 6 July – Hyde Park, London
Saturday 8 July – Hyde Park, London
Tickets for Bruce Springsteen are on sale now.
Louis Tomlinson - Faith In The Future
Former One Direction heartthrob and pop chart-topper Louis Tomlinson will unleash his sophomore studio album Faith In The Future on Friday 11 November. It follows 2020's Walls which includes the single 'Always You' and will be supported by a massive arena tour of the UK.
The 30-year-old will take the record to venues in Sheffield, Manchester, Glasgow, Brighton and more next winter, performing tracks from the new album including previously-released songs 'Bigger Than Me' and 'Out Of My System'.
Watch the video for new single 'Out Of My System'
Louis Tomlinson 2023 UK tour dates:
Friday 10 November – Utilita Arena, Sheffield
Saturday 11 November – AO Arena, Manchester
Sunday 12 November – OVO Hydro, Glasgow
Tuesday 14 November – Brighton Centre
Wednesday 15 November – International Arena, Cardiff
Friday 17 November – The O2, London
Saturday 18 November – Resorts World Arena, Birmingham
Tickets for Louis Tomlinson are on sale now.